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Does your OLLI publish a newsletter?

Posted on March 4th, 2011 by Anne Cardale, OLLI National Resource Center

Dee Aguilar, OLLI at University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Asks OLLI:

Does your OLLI publish a newsletter? The OLLI at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, has an eight-page tabloid newsletter produced by members volunteering as editor and writers. This is a stellar publication, and members enjoy receiving it. You can see the last edition at http://cehs15.unl.edu/cms/uploads/1-327-Winter2010Insider.pdf. We would like to hear from other OLLIs about their newsletters:

1. What is the purpose of your newsletter?

2. How often is your newsletter published?

3. Who has the responsibility for the production of the newsletter (i.e. staff and/or members)?

4. What is the focus of the newsletter?

5. Is your newsletter and schedule a combined publication?

6. Who compromises the staff of the newsletter?

7. What are the steps to producing your newsletter?